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Cinema and TRAILER: Keaton brings the common touch to the Heath in tale of London life

As Diane Keaton returns to the big screen in Hampstead, she talks to Kate Whiting about playing a fish out of water, and why she never married any of her famous beaus

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Pitch Battle continues.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Stuart Chandler finds the best of the rest on TV this week. . .
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Claire (Caitriona Balfe) is at the centre of an unlikely love story

TV Choice and VIDEO: A hidden gem uncovered at last

Outlander, Thursday, 9pm, More 4
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The Purge: Election Year is on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Stuart Chandler has been looking underneath the schedules to find you some alternative viewing. . .
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The Leftovers is gripping stuff.

OPINION - VIEWSCREEN: The Leftovers is compelling and compulsive stuff

A mysterious, world-shattering event. Everything is changed forever. Nearly everybody has lost somebody. And that’s just the beginning of The Leftovers, which starts its third season on Sky Atlantic next week.
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Alison Brie in  GLOW.

Big Preview and VIDEO: Wrestling with the tricky worlds of the 80s and gender politics

It’s back to the Eighties for Netflix’s all-female wrestling dramedy GLOW. Gemma Dunn ducks into the ring to find out more from its all-star line-up

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George Formby and Pat Howson after announcing their engagement

George Formby film-makers prepare to shoot in Preston

Preston will be the location for a new film about ukulele star George Formby and his fiancee.

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It will be hosted by IT crowd star Richard Ayoade. Photo: Channel 4

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.
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Love It or List It is back

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.
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Children's TV exhibition at the Lowry Gallery, Manchester...Play School with Brian Cant 1964

Play School and Play Away presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83

Presenter and actor Brian Cant has died at the age of 83.

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Love Your Garden on ITV.

TV choice: Your guide to what's on TV, streaming and on demand this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
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Pitch Battle on BBC One.

TV highlight: Pitch Battle - a new shiny floor show for Saturday!

In the opening episode of Pitch Battle, hosted by Mel Giedroyc six choirs and vocal groups of all different sizes and musical genres battle it out for a place in the Grand Final.

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Aidan Turner stars in Poldark.

TV interview: Poldark - Why star of Cornish bodice ripper finds it hard to watch at times

Aidan Turner is back in his breeches on Sunday nights for a third series of Poldark and while fans lap up the Cornish drama, he tells Susan Griffin why it can leave him cringing occasionally

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Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis in The Mummy.

Cinema and TRAILER: Launching the brand new Dark Universe with a twist on a classic

For the first time, The Mummy will be played by a woman. Co-stars Sofia Boutella and Annabelle Wallis talk to Susan Griffin about breaking down stereotypes and working with Tom Cruise

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Rachel Weisz as Rachel and Sam Claflin as Philip in My Cousin Rachel.

Cinema and TRAILER: Less talking and more doing is the Weisz way of working in film

The growing movement of women in Hollywood is top on Rachel Weisz’s agenda and the actress is taking matters into her own hands. She tells Gemma Dunn why it’s important to lead by example

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Coronation Street barmaid Bet Lynch (actress Julie Goodyear) getting a kiss from television groom Alec Gilroy (actor Roy Barraclough)

Coronation Street star Roy Barraclough dies at 81

Former Coronation Street star Roy Barraclough has died at the age of 81.

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Game Of Thrones George RR Martin

Game Of Thrones trailer leaves fans 'crying with excitement'

Game Of Thrones fans were left “crying with excitement” after the trailer for the upcoming seventh series of the show was unveiled.
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The villainous Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) faces Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush).

Cinema and TRAILER: Mucking about on the high seas is nothing to complain about

Despite early-morning call times and lengthy make-up stints, you’re unlikely to catch actor Javier Bardem moaning on set. He tells Gemma Dunn that being grounded is all about surrounding yourself with the right people

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Some 15% of all streaming happens between midnight and 6am

We binge on comedy for breakfast and drama for lunch, Netflix says

Netflix viewers are most likely to turn to comedy shows at breakfast, dramas in their lunch break and documentaries in the small hours, according to new data released by the streaming service.

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Agent Cooper getting lost in his dreams again

How well do you remember Twin Peaks?

As David Lynch and Mark Frost's seminal series returns after a 25-year hiatus, it's time to jog your memory with these questions.

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